I’m sure all soon-to-be moms/dads are terrified for when their little ones come into the world. Becoming a parent is one of the scariest experiences we go through. I was only 18 when I had my son (almost 19) so being a teen mom made it even scarier. I haven’t told many people this, but … Continue reading My Battle With PPD by Madii Turvey
In schools across the country, if you look closely, you will most likely see children making each other promises. Inevitably, one child will turn to the other and with a very serious face ask, "Do you pinky promise?" The Pinky Promise is held by children to be the strongest of all promises. If you pinky … Continue reading Pinky Promise Sealed With A Kiss
Last night, laying in bed, I began to reflect on my day. My day had not turned out like I had expected and because of that, I felt as if I were a failure. Below is what I wrote during that time of discouragement. I hope that through it, you will be encouraged because I … Continue reading Failure
I want you to go back to the time when you and your husband first started dating. For my husband and I , it was back in 2015. I had moved up to Indiana all on my own to start a job as a first grade teacher. The first time I saw him was when … Continue reading My Pleasure
Sitting in the warm light of the French-style bakery and smelling the mouth-watering aroma of freshly baked bread, I sat quietly with Sam. I wasn’t thinking of anything specifically, except wondering why Sam texted me, asking for my company if he wasn’t going to talk. I thought I’d at least make myself present should Sam … Continue reading The Little Things by Hannah Esperanza
Forward by Erika Harned: When Kim and her husband found out they were pregnant with their second child, they were both overjoyed and started making plans for their newest addition. One thing Kim knew she wanted was a natural birth. Her first child was a c-section and she desperately wanted a normal birth for her … Continue reading The Miracle Worker by Kimberly Gillinov
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